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How to Create a Healthier Trucking Routine

February 4th, 2019

Here are some ways to help you create a healthier trucking routine.

It’s no secret that trucking involves a lot of long hours on the road. With this lifestyle, it can be easy to fall into bad habits that can leave your sleep schedule, eating habits, and overall health lacking. This new year, try creating a healthier trucking routine that will leave you feeling better at the end of these long days. We’ve got some healthy habits that you can easily work into your trucking routine to help you improve your health and wellness this year.

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Four Critical Aspects of Winter Driving Safety

February 1st, 2019
Four Critical Aspects of Winter Driving Safety

Use these tips to stay safe on the road during the winter season!

With winter well underway and a polar vortex striking much of the country, having winter driving safety tips on hand is critical to trucking for any duration. While you might be aware of some of the winter driving basics, the current weather extremes mean that new precautions must be taken. We’ve put together four critical tips for winter driving to help ensure you and your cargo both arrive safely.   Read the rest of this entry »

5 Essential Tips for a New Trucker

January 25th, 2019
5 Essential Tips for a New Trucker

Truck drivers need to be prepared for all sorts of challenges on the job.

If you’re just getting started as a trucker, you’ve probably already heard what a tough job it can be. Between the long hauls far from home, the stress of road safety, and the surprises each day on the road will bring, truck drivers need to be prepared for all sorts of challenges on the job. This can seem daunting at first, but if you stay focused on your goals and remember some simple tips, you will do just fine in your new trucking career. Here are 5 essential tips for new truckers to follow. Read the rest of this entry »

Should You Be Worried About Self-Driving Trucks?

January 18th, 2019
Should You Be Worried About Self-Driving Trucks?

Self-driving trucks could be here sooner than we think?

Advances in technology are incredible, and it seems like every time we turn around there is a cool new gadget that will do something for us to make life easier. Alexa will be your personal DJ, your phone will monitor your health, or your self-driving car will take you to work. And it seems like self-driving is the futuristic tech most people are most excited about, perhaps because it means getting more done (or more sleep) on the way to work. But what about the trucking industry? Could self-driving trucks be a thing in our near future? Read the rest of this entry »

The Future Of The Trucking Industry

January 11th, 2019
The Future Of The Trucking Industry

Big things are coming from the trucking industry in 2019!

While the transportation industry is often slow to adapt to new technology, the tides are changing, and it’s expected that further advances will be adapted. While changes and tech for the trucking industry are not yet widely in use, the upgrades are a long time coming. The potential for advances in trucking is substantial, and many of the changes we expect to see are highly beneficial for all parties. Read the rest of this entry »

6 Items Every Trucker Should Pack

January 11th, 2019
6 Items Every Trucker Should Pack

Packing your truck with the right essentials can help you stay well-fed, hydrated, safe, and on the right track with your freight load.

As a trucker, you’re on the road for long stretches of time. There are lots of things you’ll need to be prepared for any situation the road can bring. It’s important to get a checklist together, especially for your longer trips. Packing your truck with the right essentials can help you stay well-fed, hydrated, safe, and on the right track with your freight load. While there are many things you’ll need on the road, here are just 6 items that every trucker should pack. Read the rest of this entry »

How Far Can You Go with a Trucking Career?

January 3rd, 2019
How Far Can You Go with a Trucking Career?

A career in the trucking business can be an exciting choice.

A career in the trucking business can be an exciting choice. There are different directions in which your career can go, allowing you to create the perfect design for your life. Whether you’re an adventurous person or one that needs to stay closer to home, you can still go far with a career in trucking. Read on to learn more about how you can succeed and go far with a trucking career. Read the rest of this entry »

Safety Tips for Driving Fleet Trucks

December 7th, 2018

Driving fleet trucks is no easy task, so follow these tips to help ensure your safety on the road!

Driving a truck may be one of the most critical and dangerous jobs in the world. Successful truck driving requires caution, expertise, and stress management skills. As a profession that regularly makes the “ten most dangerous jobs” lists, trucking is not easy, though it is a very rewarding career. With that being said, here are a few safety tips to use when driving fleet trucks. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Reasons to Consider a Truck Driving Career

November 30th, 2018

A truck driving career offers flexible hours, job security, and the ability to get paid while traveling!

If you are someone that loves road trips and traveling, a truck driving career may be a perfect fit. Trucking is not your average career choice because it requires you to constantly be on the road traveling from destination to destination. Here are five great reasons to consider a truck driving career! Read the rest of this entry »

4 Common Myths Regarding Your Diesel Engine

November 16th, 2018

It’s good to know these common myths regarding your diesel engine so that you don’t make the same mistakes!

Diesel engines are used for commercial trucks and are different than gasoline engines that come with regular vehicles. Over time, a lot of myths have come about pertaining to diesel engines and how they should be cared for and maintained. Here are four common myths regarding your diesel engine.  Read the rest of this entry »

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